Monthly Archives: December 2016

Inside Sacramento’s luxury suite at the new arena

The city of Sacramento must not think too highly of Paul McCartney, “arguably the world’s biggest rock star,” who opened the new Golden 1 Center with two concerts in early October. Despite all the hoopla preceding the appearance of the … Continue reading

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UC Berkeley, UCLA say football more important than fair play and equal rights

Sixty-five years ago, the University of San Francisco’s undefeated football team took a memorable stand in defense of equal rights. The 1951 team, widely considered the best in the country, refused to play in a prestigious and financially lucrative postseason … Continue reading

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Kings coach plays the victim along with Cousins

“If you keep hanging out with that troublemaker, you’re going to start acting like him.” What child hasn’t received such a warning from concerned parents who know how easily one can be led astray by a bad companion? Well, perhaps … Continue reading

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Newspaper gets stung by ungrateful Kings

Like any other media outlet, the Bee needs clicks, and Cousins’ antics, regardless of how they feel about them, move the needle. As an entity covering a perennial loser  in one of the NBA’s small-market teams, the Bee has been helped … Continue reading

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Oops, Katehi declines nomination to direct UC Davis Feminist Research Institute

There must be an ancient Greek play that deals with the folly of allowing a disgraced, demoted official to hang around the seat of power. What good can possibly come of it? University of California officials probably wish they had … Continue reading

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